Do you know that there are more than 30,000 different species of fish? Among all of them, there is a plethora of fish that are popular for consumption. Fish is enriched with heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids that our bodies cannot produce on their own, high-quality protein, vitamins and minerals. Fish is not only a delicious dish but is also among the primary dietary source for health-conscious people.
However, one factor that makes us picky about fish choices is the bones in it. Although bony fishes like Hilsa, Rohu, Catla, and Rawas are among the most consumed fish in India, there are fish with single bones like Pabda which has a distinct but delicious flavour.
While fish lovers learn to pick out bones from their fish and enjoy the bony delicacies there are still several fish choices for people looking for boneless fish dishes. Read on to know which fishes are boneless and what are the different types of boneless fishes in India with some quick recipe ideas.
What is Boneless Fish?
While some fish are bonier than others, they all contain bones. Boneless fish do not occur naturally. However, boneless fish cuts can be bought. These cuts are descaled, degutted and deboned by experts. Boneless fish are widely sought after for their convenience and ease of eating. They are easy to eat and do not pose a threat to kids.
Licious Boneless Cuts
At Licious, we have a wide variety of Boneless Fish Cubes and Fillets that come conveniently cleaned and cut so, you can use them straight out of the pack with zero prep. All our fish is from the day’s catch and sourced from approved local fishing boats. Furthermore, our fish and seafood are passed through 150+ safety & quality checks before being approved for delivery. Our fish contains no added chemicals and is hygienically packed and delivered right to your doorstep.
So, once you’ve ordered your boneless fish cuts, you’ll need recipes for boneless fish. Here are some of the best boneless fish in India with their recipe ideas.
10 Best Boneless Fish Fry Recipes
- Mahi Mahi – Boneless Cubes: Marinate your fish cubes in flour with some lemon juice, eggs, salt, pepper and Mexican seasoning then coat the cubes in bread crumbs before frying to get crispy fried Mahi Mahi.
- Red Snapper – Fillet: Create a marinade of Indian masalas like turmeric and red chilli, lemon juice and curry leaves and fry the fillets in coconut oil.
- Basa Fish – Fry Cut: Coat the basa in a mixture of corn flour, egg, pepper, oregano, salt and ginger/garlic paste before deep-frying.
- Bhetki – Finger Fry Cut: You can marinate the bhetki with lemon, garlic, ginger, onion paste, parsley, and pepper; dip them in a coating of maida, eggs and bread crumbs and fry it in vegetable oil.
- Tilapia – Fillets: For tilapia fish fry you can add Indian masalas and sprinkle the fish with curry and coriander leaves and deep fry until they turn golden brown.
- Seer – Large Boneless Cubes: Make a paste of red chilli, salt, turmeric, green chilli, ginger, garlic, and tomato sauce. Shallow fry the seer boneless cubes after dipping them in the paste. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
- Yellowfin Tuna – Cubes: For Kerela style-Choora fry, you will need rock salt, vinegar, curry leaves, red chilli, and ginger/garlic paste. Fry it in coconut oil and serve with lemon wedges and onion rings.
- King Fish – Fillets: Coat your fish in garam masala and then dip it in a paste of corn flour, maida, eggs and lemon juice before frying it.
- Atlantic Salmon – Fillets: – Fresh herbs, salt, pepper and olive oil will do the trick. You can pan-fry or oven-bake this ish.
- Reef Cod – Boneless Cubes: Make a paste of mustard seeds, garlic, pepper and salt, and marinate ref cod fish pieces for 30 minutes before shallow frying them.
At Licious, we have all of the cuts mentioned above as well as a range of others that are worth checking out. So, click on the link below to view our range of Boneless Fish Cuts.